Healthcare IT Professional

Vital Training for Successful IT Careers in the Healthcare Industry

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Program Overview

Embark on an exciting journey in the healthcare information technology (IT) field with College of Western Idaho's (CWI) Healthcare IT Professional program, offered through CareerStep. This program is designed for those aspiring to become IT specialists in the healthcare sector. As a vital part of the internal IT team in healthcare facilities and public health agencies, you will be responsible for installing and maintaining health record systems and ensuring the smooth operation of essential technology.

In just seven months, our fully-online classes offer you the flexibility to complete coursework according to your schedule. CareerStep's dedicated team of trainers, technical support, and career advisors will support your journey from enrollment to post-completion. Specialized skills training includes learning healthcare vocabulary, managing healthcare data, securing wireless networks, and preparing for the CompTIA A+ certification.

Degree or Certificate Type




Additional cost may apply.

Time to Complete

7 months

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Learning Opportunities

  • Healthcare Vocabulary & Procedures: Become familiar with medical office procedures and healthcare terminology.
  • Network Setup & Security: Learn about creating and securing wireless networks.
  • Healthcare Data Management: Obtain, process, and record healthcare data efficiently.
  • System Installation & Administration: Master the installation and administration of computer systems and networks.
  • Troubleshooting & Support: Identify hardware and interface problems, providing effective solutions.
  • CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Get ready to obtain an industry-recognized credential, enhancing your employment potential.

Area of Study

Minimum age requirement to start this program is 18.

Degrees & Certificates

Certificate of Completion






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    • a program overview and outline
    • cost and payment options
    • career information
    • and more.


  • Complete registration and payment through CareerStep.


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